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You might feel worried that no one will listen to you, but help is available. You don’t deserve to be bullied! If you're a child or teen, tell an adult that you trust, like your parent, guardian, favorite teacher, or counselor. If you're an adult, talk to your supervisor or human resources manager. Then, ask them to help you deal with the bully.
Most schools have areas where bullying tends to occur. Often, these are areas that are hard for adults to supervise. Pay attention to these areas at your school, then try not to go there alone. Here are some common hotspots
Take note of where you see your bully, then track the places they typically go. If you can, avoid these places so you’re less likely to see your bully. However, don’t let them keep you from going places you enjoy
Since your bully is trying to make you feel bad, they’re hoping that you will react to what they say. Try to pretend like you don’t hear what they’re saying. As another option, laugh off what they say.
Bullies are less likely to bother you when you aren’t alone, so use the buddy system to keep your bullies away. Walk with a friend when you know your bully might be around.
The bully wants you to feel bad, so they’ll be less likely to bother you if you look confident. Act like you’re confident by keeping your back straight, rolling your shoulders back, and looking straight forward. Then, walk swiftly away
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